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Faculty - Dental Hygiene

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Work type: Full Time Faculty
Location: Anderson, IN
Categories: Faculty

General Description of Position:

Performs all of the essential functions as identified below.  Provides instruction (classes, labs, clinicals) within the Dental Hygiene program; assists academic administrators with curriculum development, student advising/counseling; enhances program enrollment; provides college and community services.  Works in collaboration with the clinical coordinator to coordinate clinical activities within the dental clinic to include, but not limited to, scheduling, maintaining inventory, student records, patient records, and overseeing daily activities in the clinic.  Fully supports the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives. 

Major Responsibilities:




1.   Delivers assigned classes in accordance with College loading policy and course objectives.

2.   Develops and maintains course outlines, syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, tests, and other course materials.

3.   Maintains student records, attendance, grades, and/or other documentation as required.

4.   Maintains a safe, quality classroom/lab/clinic, including equipment, supplies, inventory, and maintenance.


1.   Participates in professional development or other activities that my include in-services, course, or seminars to advance instructional and technical skills as well as knowledge within the field of study.


1.   Participates in community service activities on behalf of the College to advance the College’s relationships within its service area as appropriate for program/school.


1.   Provides support to the program chair that my include curriculum development, classroom management, accreditation efforts, committee and task force assignments, attendance at commencement or other activities that are college-wide or specific to the program/school of the faculty members.


1.   Provides student advising support as expected by College administration that my include assistance during pre- and regular registration periods and during posted office hours.


1.   Maintains office hours in accordance with the faculty loading guidelines in the Academic Support and Operations Manual (ASOM)

2.   Works with the clinical coordinator to oversee dental hygiene clinic equipment, supplies, inventory, maintenance, and repair.

3.   Participates in student recognition ceremonies.

4.   Supports program chair in program management activities.


1.   Provides support to the program chair for the recruitment of clinical adjunct faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:

A qualified faculty member in dental hygiene meets all four of the following criteria:

1. Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution, and

2. Completed coursework in educational methodology, and

3. Has at least two years of directly related work experience, and

4. Possesses the CDA credential (Certified Dental Assistant) or willingness to  earn the CDA credential within one year, and

One of the following:

  • Is a licensed dentist or dental hygienist with the State of Indiana
Preferred Qualifications:

A master’s degree or graduate work toward a master’s degree preferred. Prior experience in an education facility is preferred.

Other Requirements:


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Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must submit a resume, letter of interest, (3) professional references and a copy of transcript(s) via this website to ensure consideration.

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